The '''Medical College of Georgia''' (often referred to as '''MCG''') is the flagship public medical school
for the U.S. state of Georgia (U.S. state)|Georgia
and one of the top 10 largest medical schools in the United States.
Established in 1828 as the Medical Academy of Georgia, MCG is the oldest and founding school of Augusta University
. With 22 departments, it offers both a Doctor of Medicine
(MD) as well as an MD-PhD
degree, in conjunction with the University System of Georgia. Clinical training is offered at more than 135 sites across Georgia, providing students with the full spectrum of medicine - from tertiary/quaternary care hospitals to small town solo practices.
MCG is part of Georgia Regents University, one of four public, comprehensive research universities in Georgia. GRU includes nine colleges and schools, with nearly 9,000 students and 125 educational programs....